After a difficult week off the pitch, King’s Lynn Town finally did what they do best – Chris Lakey was at The Walks to see them beat Stratford 3-1 in their Southern Premier Central play-off semi-final.
Lowestoft Town’s first ever Southern League double, secured after a 3-1 win at Hitchin, gave the Trawlerboys their third successive away win and, more importantly, went a long way to guaranteeing survival.
Harleston Town maintained their eight-point advantage at the top of Division One of the Thurlow Nunn League with a hard-fought win over neighbours Diss Town - but the race to finish top isn’t over yet.
The pressure may be off Dereham Town when they carry the underdog tag at Bostik North high-fliers Maldon & Tiptree today, but manager Adam Gusterson has insisted the Magpies will be able to cope with “a different challenge”.
There are few things that a manager, particularly a former defender, loves more than a clean sheet – unless it’s one of his back four getting on the scoresheet with a goal worthy of any of his strikers.